Former Tyne Tees star Kathy Secker dies aged 70

Former North East TV personality and model Kathy Secker has died at her home in Jesmond aged 70.

She was loved by a generation of viewers as the presenter of the birthday slot announcing celebratory messages.

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Farewell to Kathy Secker

Kathy Secker

The funeral has taken place of the former Tyne Tees presenter Kathy Secker.

Former colleagues joined friends and family for the service in Newcastle this lunchtime (December 30).

They heard Kathy described as a star and an incredible figure in North East broadcasting.

Here is former colleague, Roger Tames.

Former ITV Tyne Tees presenter, Mike Neville, was among the mourners. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

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